No more departure stamps for foreigners leaving Singapore: ICA

From next Monday, April 22, foreigners departing Singapore will no longer need to get their passports stamped at the manned counters.


Wet and warm conditions to persist through May: NEA

The prevailing inter-monsoon conditions in Singapore and the surrounding region are expected to persist through next month.


Election Department of Singapore releases updated voter rolls

The Election Department of Singapore has released the updated voter rolls of citizens who are eligible to cast their vote in the next...


World Statesman Award 2019 to be given to PM Lee

US-based interfaith group Appeal of Conscience Foundation will confer the prestigious 2019 World Statesman Award upon Prime Minister of...


NTU handheld device detects heavy metals in drinking water in 5 mins

Inspired by the ability of the human body, the device developed by scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore can generate...


ICA trials contactless, “breeze-through” immigration clearance at Tuas Checkpoint

You may expect to breeze through your next immigration clearance at the Tuas Checkpoint.


Sprit of valour exemplified at India-Singapore joint army exercise at Babina

The Indian Army and the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) concluded their annual joint training exercise for armoured units ‘Bold Kurukshetra...


Singapore ranked 2nd most expensive housing market in the world: Report

Singapore has emerged as the second most expensive place in the world to buy a house, after Hong Kong which took the top spot.


Jet Airways suspends flights to and from Singapore amid deepening financial woes

India's cash-strapped Jet Airways has suspended fights to and from Singapore on Thursday, April 11.


Singapore Police go hi-tech with launch of drone-equipped surveillance vehicles

Singapore Police have gone high-tech with the launch of drone-equipped surveillance vehicles, smart glasses, miniature humanoid robots and...


Singapore ranked APAC’s second greenest country

The island-state ranked in the top 5 countries in terms of air and water pollution measures.


Half of private school grads find full-time employment 6 months after graduation

Released by the Committee for Private Education, the outcomes of the Private Education Institution (PEI) Graduate Employment Survey (GES)...


5 MRT stations to be closed over Vesak Day long weekend due to construction works

During the Vesak Day long weekend in May, there’ll be a three-day, staggered closure of up to five stations between Admiralty and Yio Chu...

Singapore wins international award for efforts in AI governance and ethics

Singapore has won a top award at the prestigious World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Prizes for its work in Artificial...


Malaysia warns against seafood consumption as waters found to contain heavy metals

Malaysia is a popular weekend spot for Singaporeans looking for cheap seafood. But you may want to think twice for the time being.


Malaysian budget airline Firefly to resume flights to Singapore on April 21

Malaysian transport minister Anthony Loke said budget carrier Firefly will be resuming flights to Singapore on Apr 21, operating out of...


Revamped National Archives of Singapore to provide online access to records

National Archives of Singapore has been upgraded to provide online access to records besides a host of several new facilities as its...


It's time to plan for your 7 long weekends in 2020

Long weekends always get everyone excited – so here goes!


200,000 residents to participate in different activities to celebrate Singapore’s Bicentennial

About 200,000 residents will be involved in the celebrations of Singapore’s Bicentennial as they will participate in more than 40...


Ruby Shekhar, trailblazer of Singapore sari saga

Sari is the most admired traditional Indian attire around the world. Highlighting the popularity of the iconic Indian wraparound in...

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Over 2,000 dengue cases reported in Q1 2019, a three-fold increase from same period last year

Over 2,000 dengue cases have been reported in the first quarter of 2019, according to the National Environment Agency.


Singapore-based online marketplace Dei drives Little India into digital age

Dei, which stands for Daily Everything, is a homegrown on-demand grocery delivery platform in Singapore facilitating doorstep deliveries of...


Singapore’s fake news bill at heart of concerns over curbing free speech

Singapore Parliament‘s anti-fake news legislation passed yesterday is at the heart of a growing storm involving internet firms, human...

SIA named best airline in the world for 2nd year running

For the second consecutive year, Singapore Airlines (SIA) has been named Best Airline in the World by travel site TripAdvisor.


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